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PostSubject: Finding metal   Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:51 pm

Where do you guys go to get sheet metal? I need a little bit of it for a project I'm working on as well as to patch a few holes in the Omega. I used to snag it from my uncle but he sold his business and retired, now I'm going to have to go through proper channels. Any help would be appreciated.
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PostSubject: Re: Finding metal   Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:59 pm

bammax wrote:
Where do you guys go to get sheet metal? I need a little bit of it for a project I'm working on as well as to patch a few holes in the Omega. I used to snag it from my uncle but he sold his business and retired, now I'm going to have to go through proper channels. Any help would be appreciated.
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PostSubject: Re: Finding metal   Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:02 pm

What gauge?
Unfortunately I use mostly 14(.080) & 11 (.12) which is to thick for most fixes.
Might have some lighter gauge around
I'm 2 minutes North of logan airport. Call if you want I'll check it in the Am
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PostSubject: Re: Finding metal   Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:34 pm

Most race shops will usually have 4x8 sheets of 24ga or 22ga in stock. Unfortunately, I don't know of any in MA.

Like Bill said, Home Depot or Lowes usually have smaller pieces in stock.
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PostSubject: Re: Finding metal   Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:14 pm

I just need a few scraps about 6"x6" and a piece about a foot and a half by 6" or so. I'll try getting a sheet from home depot or maybe hit up a steel shop near me and see if I can raid their scrap pile.
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